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Hyundai Motor Group develops world first active shift control for hybrids

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Hyundai Motor Group has developed the world’s first Active Shift Control (ASC) transmission technology. The innovation optimizes transmission efficiency by monitoring gear shifts 500 times per second, precisely adjusting the transmission rotation speed to for faster shift times.

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Superchargers at the Strip: Tesla rolls out first entire V3 station in Las Vegas

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Want to leave whatever happened in Las Vegas? Tesla is allowing its owners—especially those with a Model 3—to do just that, with a very speedy recharge right on the Strip.

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Volkswagen wagons in US fall to SUV surge

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Volkswagen of America announced today that the Volkswagen Golf Alltrack and Golf SportWagen will end production with the 2019 model year.

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Choice of new BMW CEO solidifies automaker's electric plans

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BMW is doubling down on its strategy of building electric versions of its mainstream cars, rather than a separate line of EVs. That strategy was pushed by Oliver Zipse, who will take over for Harald Krueger on August 16, and it gives the company more flexibility to produce electric cars—on the same assembly lines as internal-combustion and

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Audi’s predictive active suspension in the A8; powered by 48V system

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Audi is offering a predictive active suspension for the new Audi A8 luxury sedan ( earlier post ). Electromechanical actuators adjust the suspension. They can lift up or force down each of the luxury sedan’s wheels individually, to manage the body’s ride height in every situation actively.

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Report: EPA delays proposed fuel economy plan until September—or later

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The EPA's plans to freeze fuel economy and emissions standards have been put on hold until at least Labor Day, sources familiar with the plans told Bloomberg earlier this week.

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BYD, Toyota jointly to develop battery electric vehicles for Chinese market

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BYD Company Ltd. and Toyota Motor Corporation have signed an agreement for the joint development of battery electric vehicles (BEVs).

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BMW Group increasing use of AI in series production

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Since 2018, the BMW Group has been using various AI applications in series production. One focus is automated image recognition: In these processes, artificial intelligence evaluates component images in ongoing production and compares them in milliseconds to hundreds of other images of the same sequence.

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Tesla V3 Superchargers, BMW CEO, Toyota batteries, EPA delay: Today's Car News

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Tesla opened its first fully V3 Supercharging station in Las Vegas. The EPA is delaying its proposal to freeze fuel-economy standards. BMW's new choice in CEO could relate to electric-car plans. And Toyota inked new battery deals with two new suppliers. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Drivers of some Tesla vehicles can now grab up to 180. Today in Car News

Volvo Group and Samsung SDI enter strategic alliance to develop battery packs for trucks

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Volvo Group and Samsung SDI have entered into a strategic alliance to develop battery packs for Volvo Group’s electric trucks. Working together with Samsung SDI, Volvo Group aims to accelerate the speed of development and strengthen the long-term capabilities and assets within electromobility, to the benefit of customers in different truck segments and markets. The alliance will cover joint development of battery packs specifically developed for Volvo Group’s truck applications.

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